Ensign College of Public Health is an accredited, world-class, private, not-for-profit academic institution of higher education located in Kpong, Ghana. Founded and supported by Lynette and Robert Gay, the institution is based on their vision to place a US-based institution of higher education in a developing country setting in order to increase the direct benefits of education and scholarship where it is most needed. Ensign College currently houses a Master of Public Health degree program, elective training for medical students, and a growing research and engaged-service portfolio. Our learners are prepared to be leaders, innovators, and highly skilled professionals.
With health as a foundation, we believe that families and communities can prosper through progress driven by knowledge, increased capacity, and innovation that leads to value creation.
LETTER FROM THE PRESIDENT
Ensign College of Public Health (ECOPH) is committed to building a better world by creating, sharing and implementing knowledge. Our world-class grounds and facilities reflect the standards of excellence that we strive to achieve through quality educational programs, cutting-edge research and innovation, and high-impact community engagement.
ECOPH has been established to be a place where there is a never-ending drive to create a future where people and communities can create the conditions for optimal health and wellness by preventing disease, promoting health and building self-reliance. Our pledge is to fulfill the vision upon which we were founded – to change the world through scholarship.
INSTITUTE FOR COMMUNITY HEALTH & DEVELOPMENT
The Institute for Community Health and Development focuses on the integration of health and economic development to advance well-being of families and communities through impact-driven research and innovation.